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On Kanye West’s Perfect “Pop Style” Verse

Nobody in the history of rap music has had a run like the one Kanye West has had. Kanye's had seven solo albums in 12…
Tom Breihan | April 13, 2016 - 12:51 pm
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Easy Lover Easy Rider: Action Bronson Interviews Phil Collins

The writing was on the wall for Phil Collins fans long before he officially announced his retirement in 2011. 2002's Testify was the pop star's…
Scott Lapatine | March 14, 2016 - 1:44 pm
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Bankroll Fresh: Death Of A Hot Boy

For anyone who regularly wastes time on Twitter, the brief and fleeting death-scare is a familiar sensation. You see the name of a celebrity you…
Tom Breihan | March 9, 2016 - 11:18 am
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Action Bronson Dropped From Another College Concert

Action Bronson has been dropped from another concert lineup following protests over the misogynistic, homophobic, and transphobic nature of his music and live conduct. Last…
James Rettig | April 21, 2016 - 10:33 am
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Meyhem Lauren – “Badmon Ting” Video (Feat. Action Bronson)

Gully Queens spitter and Action Bronson pal Meyhem Lauren has been on a tear as of late, dropping some gut-kicking tracks that may or may…
Collin Robinson | April 14, 2016 - 1:48 pm
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Action Bronson – “Mr. 2 Face” (Feat. Meyhem Lauren & Jah Tiger)

Last night, while he was cooking octopus for Seth Meyers, Action Bronson mentioned that he was working on a new mixtape with the great title…
Tom Breihan | April 12, 2016 - 11:47 am
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Watch Action Bronson Cook Octopus On Seth Meyers

We may have reached the point where Action Bronson is more famous for his culinary endeavors than for his music. Case in point: Last night,…
Tom Breihan | April 12, 2016 - 8:40 am
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El-P, Despot, & Holy Ghost!’s Alex Frankel Open Jewish Deli In Brooklyn

El-P, Despot, and Holy Ghost!'s Alex Frankel are all co-owners of the new Jewish deli Frankel's, which opened up at 631 Manhattan Ave in Greenpoint,…
Peter Helman | April 2, 2016 - 8:07 pm
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Action Bronson Dropped From Another Concert Lineup After Outcry

Last May, Action Bronson was pulled from Toronto's NXNE festival due to widespread community protest focusing on his song "Consensual Rape," and now something similar…
Peter Helman | March 31, 2016 - 8:05 pm
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Action Bronson Book F*ck, That’s Delicious: An Annotated Guide to Eating Well Coming Next Year

Action Bronson has been hosting his Fuck, That's Delicious video series on Vice for a few years now. It recently moved over to the publisher's…
James Rettig | March 24, 2016 - 1:31 pm
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Meyhem Lauren – “Garlic And Oil” (Feat. Action Bronson)

Meyhem Lauren, the hardnosed Queens rapper and frequent Action Bronson collaborator, is going to release an album called Piatto D'Oro sometime this year, and we've…
Tom Breihan | March 22, 2016 - 2:19 pm
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Flatbush Zombies Put The Beast In Beast Coast At SXSW

When Joey Bada$$ and Pro Era, the Flatbush Zombies, the Underachievers, Phony Ppl, and Action Bronson began the "Beast Coast" movement back around 2011, I…
Collin Robinson | March 18, 2016 - 11:00 am
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A Mannie Fresh Comeback Needs To Happen

"Hate" is a fun song: jittery bounce beat, tingly synthetic bells, humming keyboard riff, chanted hook, three rappers tripping all over each other and talking…
Tom Breihan | March 2, 2016 - 11:46 am
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Kevin Gates Makes Some Strange Decisions On His Major-Label Debut

Kanye West wasn't in the room for the first Kanye West stage-crash of 2016. Instead, a random and stoned-looking young man wandered onstage as the…
Tom Breihan | January 27, 2016 - 9:33 am
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Martin Shkreli Says He’ll Bail Out Bobby Shmurda: “He’s Going To Owe Me One, Obviously”

Ackquille Pollard, the rapper better known as Bobby Shmurda, was arrested in a drug sting almost exactly one year ago and has been languishing in…
Chris DeVille | December 16, 2015 - 1:55 pm
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The 50 Best Music Videos Of 2015

When I put this list together last year, the big story was the emergence of auteurs in the online era of the music video. For…
Tom Breihan | December 16, 2015 - 11:08 am
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Meyhem Lauren – “Bonus Round” (Feat. Action Bronson, Roc Marciano, & Big Body Bes) (Stereogum Premiere)

Veteran Queens rap bruiser Meyhem Lauren is best-known for rapping alongside Action Bronson, but he's made some seriously powerful music on his own; both his…
Tom Breihan | December 8, 2015 - 9:55 am

The 40 Best Rap Albums Of 2015

Things got hot in 2015. After 2014, when most of rap's biggest names took the year off, everyone was suddenly locked into a brutal competition…
Tom Breihan | December 7, 2015 - 9:50 am
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Action Bronson Has Emergency Surgery

Earlier this month, Action Bronson left the stage midway through his performance in Trondheim, Norway. UKA Festival reported that the sudden cancellation happened due to…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 28, 2015 - 10:31 am
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Action Bronson Leaves Stage, Cancels Show In Norway Due To Medical Reasons

Action Bronson left the stage in the middle of a performance in Trondheim, Norway tonight, Pitchfork reports. He didn't return, and the show had to…
Peter Helman | October 4, 2015 - 11:36 pm
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